202E_SUNGU - FALL 2010 ECONOMICS 202 E PRINCIPLES OF...

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FALL 2010 ECONOMICS 202 E PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS MWF 12:45 – 1:35P, 0005 FSB Instructor Burak Sungu , FSB 3108, Phone: 614-806-6404 (Personal)/ 513-5290416 (Office) E-mail: sungub@muohio.edu Office Hours MWF 2:00 – 4:00P (additional hours by appointment) Course Overview Macroeconomics is the study of aggregate economic activity. It attempt to understand and explain the nature and the interaction of macroeconomic variables, such as unemployment rates, inflation and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). These variables, in turn, are used to measure and evaluate – in a variety of ways – economic performance and growth. Such a study requires the development of various economic models/theories, the determination and computation of numerous economic indicators, the analysis of the dynamics of ‘business cycles’, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of economic policy – both fiscal and monetary. The objective of the course is to provide the student with the technical and intuitive ability to understand and interpret the intertwined dynamics of various macroeconomic theories, variables, and shocks. Statement On Liberal Education Courses Econ 202 is both a Liberal Education Foundation Course and a required part of the thematic sequence. As such, the course is designed to foster the cognitive development of the audience by focusing on critical thinking and analytical decision-making skills – both on individual and
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course ECO 202 taught by Professor Normmiller during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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202E_SUNGU - FALL 2010 ECONOMICS 202 E PRINCIPLES OF...

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